Tag - NIYF

UK Youth Parliament NI elections

The first ever elections to the UK Youth Parliament in Northern Ireland are currently in full swing! There are 54 candidates across 18 constituencies all campaigning to be the next MYP for their area. Voting opened on 7th February and will run until 7th March before the results are announced and the new MYPs appointed on...

NIYF Chairman statement on violence

Chairman of the Northern Ireland youth Forum, Martin McAuley, has condemned violence currently spreading across the region. Speaking after disturbances in Carrickfergus, Ballymena and Belfast he said:  “I understand the depth of feeling in response to the Belfast City council decision on the Union flag. Symbols remain a hugely divisive issue and one of the biggest...

NI MYPs to address House of Commons

Members of the UK Youth parliament will be gathering in London tomorrow to debate the issues that matter most to them in the House of Commons at Westminster.  UKYP is currently the only group allowed to use the Commons chamber for debate apart from MPs.  Among them will be members of NIYF who have been...